Waders (Shorebirds)

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Oystercatchers, Stilts & Avocets Oystercatchers, Stilts & Avocets Oystercatchers, Stilts & Avocets Oystercatchers, Stilts & Avocets

Oystercatchers, Stilts and Avocets

 

Thick-knees, Coursers & Pratincoles Thick-knees, Coursers & Pratincoles Thick-knees, Coursers & Pratincoles Thick-knees, Coursers & Pratincoles

Thick-knees, Coursers and Pratincoles

 

smaller Plovers smaller Plovers smaller Plovers smaller Plovers

Smaller Plovers (genus Charadrius)

 

larger Plovers & Lapwings larger Plovers & Lapwings larger Plovers & Lapwings larger Plovers & Lapwings

Larger Plovers (genus Pluvialis) and Lapwings

 

Stints & Sandpipers Stints & Sandpipers Stints & Sandpipers Stints & Sandpipers

Stints and Sandpipers of the genus Calidris (and related genera, including Ruff)

 

Snipes, Dowitchers & Woodcock Snipes, Dowitchers & Woodcock Snipes, Dowitchers & Woodcock Snipes, Dowitchers & Woodcock

Snipes, Dowitchers and Woodcocks

 

Godwits & Curlews Godwits & Curlews Godwits & Curlews Godwits & Curlews

Godwits & Curlews

 

Shanks Shanks Shanks Shanks

Shanks and Sandpipers of the genera Tringa and Actitis

 

Turnstone Turnstone Turnstone Turnstone

Turnstone

 

Phalaropes Phalaropes Phalaropes Phalaropes

Phalaropes